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SFGTV
Dec 22, 2012 11:00pm PST
is review of the renewable energy task force. >> we will have fried. >> i'm going to turn it over to danielle and give a presentation of the report and we are available for questions after that. >> great. thank you. >> thanks jason. i will return through this fairly quickly, especially the background which you are all familiar with, but if you questions please stop me. awz know san francisco has a long history of climate action and a lot of the work that we have done over the last couple years is guided by our climate change ordinances and our plan to be updated and the sf puc plan and the city set forth aggressive greenhouse gas reduction targets. san francisco emissions come from a variety of sources, but electricity is about 25% of that, so it's one of the largest areas for reduction in the city. san francisco's electricity supply is actually quite clean to the national average. we are 41% renewable if you include hydro electric power and hetch hetchy and pg&e hydro generation, but the goal as set out by mayor newsom is to become 100% renewable and we have a task force comp
SFGTV2
Dec 22, 2012 6:00pm PST
hetchy regional water system. with also generate clean renewable energy for city services like public buses, hospitals, schools, and much more. and finally, we collect and treat all the city's wastewater and stormwater making it safe enough to discharge into the san francisco bay and pacific ocean. >> in 2006 the puc was planning a record number of projects. >> the public utilities commission is a very infrastructure-rich organization. we're out there rebuilding the water system. we've budget working on power generation in the country. we've been doing sewer for the city. we're looking at a brand-new rebuild of all watt systems in san francisco and we haven't had a home that's been other than mental. >> they staff over 900 people. the puc is in two office locations. >> you know, this is such a great place for a building. if the puc owned that building and we could make that the icon i can sustainable building puc represents, wouldn't be a dramatic idea? >> so, one of the major decisions we made was we wanted to make a statement with this building. we wanted this building to be a lead
NBC
Dec 22, 2012 11:00pm EST
. [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] >> you are watching wbal tv 11. local and late breaking, this is a levin news tonight at 11:00 p.m. >> not even 48 hours into winter. this is video from earlier today. some areas of western maryland are reporting up to a foot of snow on the ground. here with more it is our meteorologist. >> they got pounded in western maryland. we had a windy day to day. gusts over 40 miles an hour. the good news is they are starting to die down that they will still remain strong into the evening. i want to show you right now, sustained winds of 13 miles an hour. the strongest part is in western maryland, 21 miles an hour and 16 in oakland. we will see wind from 10-20 miles an hour. we are not out of the woods yet. but things should die down by tomorrow. talking about a couple of flurries for christmas. see what happens. >> and we have team coverage of the winter weather. our reporter is downtown where crews have been preparing for potential problems all day long. >> very busy. 1500 customers are with the past -- power. the number is low consideri
SFGTV2
Dec 22, 2012 9:00pm PST
of energy and life and hope for the world. you have decorated it with peace cranes and light. wishes and dreams, and most importantly your energy. and now, on behalf of the sisters of perpetual indulgence inc, we gather this energy and strength that we may send it to the nuns above and to give it to any and all that needs its strength. to release the energy of hope that this magnificent tree represents i will ask each and every one of you if you please every time you hear me say we say... you will evoke the words of harvey milk by saying as one group you got to give them hope. now please raise your hands towards the tree of hope and we say you got to give them hope. for all lgbtq young people struggling with bullies and intolerance, we say that you got to give them hope for all transgendered people fighting to live with dignity and respect. we say you got to give them hope. for all of those who seek to protect the rights of lgbtq people across the world, we say you got to give them hope. for our sick and elderly in need of a will having word, a sign of hope, we say, you got to give t
FOX Business
Dec 23, 2012 2:00am EST
is reading that 3.7 million words . same in obama care and no one read it through. energy and job hits and energy . even health care industry. medical device trea and restaurant industry. businesses are saying it is so unweldy and so many bad things popping out . we have to protect the bottom line and make sure we preserve the job cuts we can. >> whether they're for or nonprofit a lot of people can't afford to keep up with what it force them to do. >> and one consultant survey said 50 percent will pass it along to the employees. we can likely see higher cost in health care . that is not what it promised. you mentioned that the nuns will get an exception or exception. what is the difference between the nuns who serve a lot of noncatholic people and a lot of noncatholics who work for them . what is the difference between them and a business owner who is strongly catholic and serves noncatholics and didn't offer conacceptions . >> there is a huge difference. one is religious organization and thether selling model airplanes in the retail stores. >> nuns are hiring workers and not just a re
SFGTV
Dec 23, 2012 12:00am PST
clean energy and clean energy over the next year so we can take the build out work that is looking promising and realizing for reasons for saving the planet and economics that we must do this local build out. it's not really something that we can debate. we need -- so whatever you do with these positions we would hope that you still end up with two positions and one position could be carefully dedicated to somebody with a lot of expertise on local distributive renewable and generation and efficiency so they can help us dive in with sf puc and make sure we're getting the sf puc hour enterprise to push the envelope on this issue and crucial to the planet, crucial to jobs. you have heard us say that many times and i would concur with freeing up the executive officer. i think we saw when mr. fried was doing good and important work on rank choice voting he had one hand tied behind his back and nice for more flexibility to be there so those are my comments. >> thank you. is there any other public comment? >> hi commissioners. i am paul kingus that those that created cca which is a
SFGTV2
Dec 23, 2012 1:00pm PST
in the year 2011 and we just began implementing our existing commercial energy performance ordinance which helps private property owners lower energy use. through san francisco's program green sf we are making it easier for property owners to secure financing for green building upgrades and as can you see green buildings has become the standard rather than the exception. for our public libraries to affordable housing units, even to the home of our world series giants and their structure our buildings are achieving lead certification at a rapid pace and our san francisco public utilities commission has won smartest building in the world and we have honors such as the greenest city in north america, the walkable city, and the best green policies, the green tech of north america and forbes recognized that san francisco has the most green jobs in the united states. that's jobs. that's one of the most important things we are doing for the whole country. [applause] and we are creating and sustaining jobs as well as supporting new industries in our city. our energy watch program creates or su
CNN
Dec 23, 2012 12:00pm PST
and that runner should start to sprint soon as america begins to reap the rewards of its domestic energy boom. we're extracting record amounts of oil and gas from shale through fracking and other technologies. pushing prices for natural gas which is used in part to generate electricity down. that helps utilities and heavy industry compete. creating more jobs for americans, all of these things put together are sending my runner, the u.s. economy, dashing ever faster down that road toward an economic renaissance. one that offers real prosperity. real jobs for years to come. but running fast on this road requires something else -- an investment in infrastructure. and that's a subject of discussion i really had with harvard professor ken rogoff, "wall street journal" editorial righter. and i started off by asking how can you convince lawmakers that infrastructure money is well spent and how can you insure that the money is in fact well spent? >> i think you have to have firm regulatory oversight. it's not something you can just spend the money and walk away from. but there are the electricity grid, w
SFGTV2
Dec 22, 2012 7:00pm PST
by the department of energy and i support thuous us chief technology officer todd park who is not the cto, but assistant to the president. >> and i'm peter hirschberg, run publicly a dozen hack-a-thon, [speaker not understood], build apps and explore what's possible. >> i'm chris, the co-founder and ceo of 100-plus and we use data from many different sources to try to help people be more healthy in their daily life. >> hi. [speaker not understood]. we're a mapping and location-based analytics platform. and we are working with open data and trying to see how we can turn data into information, data into knowledge, and the kind of decision products. >> hi, i'm john, ceo of motion loft. we're trying to understand how people move around cities and provide that data to the public to build new tools for public safety. >> hi, i'm [speaker not understood] with code for america. we're a peace core for geeks. we're trying to bring talent from the private second for and government to innovate. we work with dozens of citieses across the country and next year we should be working with san francisco whi
KOFY
Dec 22, 2012 9:00pm PST
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SFGTV2
Dec 22, 2012 11:30pm PST
happen you can get it done and i just want to thank you guys for all your energy and excitement you bring to san francisco and for the giants day in and day out. you all are the best. thank you. [cheers and applause] >> well, -- audience: romo, romo. >> well, first off congratulations san francisco. we definitely couldn't have done it without you guys. i will venture to say -- there is one thing i noticed about my team we are a great example of this city. look at the diversity of personalities, where we all come from, the different faces from different stories and we all have one goal in mine. we had one job in mine. we had one dream in mine and that is to be world series champions with this group and i am proud to say that. you guys the same thing. we couldn't have done it without you, the city of san francisco. like i said you guys better be proud. you need to be proud and i will tell you for dang sure we are all world series champions and wearing orange and black in san francisco. [cheers and applause] >> all right. now i would like to introduce two more gentlemen. the firs
NBC
Dec 23, 2012 5:00am EST
more energy than i used to, when i'm out with my kids, my daughter's like, "mom, wait up!" and i'm thinking, "shouldn't you have more energy than me? you're, like, eight!" [ male announcer ] for every 2 pounds you lose through diet and exercise alli can help you lose one more by blocking some of the fat you eat. simple. effective. advantage: mom. let's fight fat with alli. have a healthier holiday at letsfightholidayfat.com. >>> during a time when we could use little more feel good, a little boy with cancer who always wanted to be a soldier gets a huge surprise from the 200 police military command out of ft. meade. wait until you see the reaction. >> the 10-year-old thought the highlight of his day would be skyping for the first time with a soldier in kuwait. >> i like your uniform. >> thanks. >> but it got even better. >> i got some army guys outside waiting on you. >> he went outside to find a crowd and soldiers waiting to fulfill his dream to enlist in the army. >> one of your life long am bigs is to become a soldier. i brought a few of my troops here to make you an honorary m
FOX Business
Dec 23, 2012 1:00am EST
, getting-- >> right. >> no, they are. if you're getting to weatherize your house and improve the energy efficiency to your home, you spend less money and helps the country because we're using less energy. >> why is that a government program? >> can't necessarily afford it on their own. a lot of people have really old homes and can't afford to update now, we're coming out of recession. >> brenda: gary b, go ahead. >> i was shocked-- >> it always comes back to, susan, and toby asked the question, why is that the government's role? but beyond that, you know, you made the point, oh, this is going to help with the efficiency. susan, come on, you've been involved with government and know how it works, none of the lousy programs -- people back there, only power base is growing their program. maybe the programs will be combined and the budget won't double, it will quadruple. nothing's going away. >> brenda: i know, i've got to cut it off now. thanks, everybody. unions now trying to take their battle over michigan's new right to work law to the ballot box. someone here says that's the vote that
CW
Dec 23, 2012 8:00am PST
reflection time, or some people call it prayer time. but there is energy that is transmitted when you begin to focus on someone and you begin to send them love and light and energy. just the notion of holding someone in prayer or in that reflective place is a start. >> yes. >> then i think you move from there into action because while prayer is an action, we have to sort of as the quaker's say, move our feet, if you would. someone is in need of a coat. someone is in need of a meal. someone in need of a hug. someone, not just a stranger, but someone usually in our family or connected in our circle is in need. let's think about what that need is and see if we can fill it. >> yes, i love that! there is an old saying, hands that help are holier than lips that pray. >> right. >> so, times we have to take that action and i could not "glee" with you more about that. >> thank you. >> take it further. we are entering a new year. how would you really want to inspire us to make 2013 our best year yet? how do we approach that from a spiritual perspective? >> i think it is same. equally asking our
NBC
Dec 22, 2012 11:00pm EST
in time for christmas. the statement released tonight says mr. bush had a few low energy days and he'll stay in the hospital a little longer just adds a precaution, they say. the 41st president has been in the hospital since just after thanksgiving. he was initially admitted for a nasty cough braunbronchitis. >>> still ahead a call for stricter gun control in the wake of the tragedy in newtow >>> the nra argued this week that more guns in schools in the hands of trained professionals could protect america's children. you can see an exclusive interview with the wayne la pierre tomorrow morning on "meet the press" at 10:30 right here on nbc 4. >>> well, what's your excuse? ahead tonight some of the surprising things people will tell their bosses to get the day off from work. >>> plus no more wind. it's now just >>> if you've ever told a little white lie to your boss to get some time off, apparently you're not alone. a new survey of 500 full-time workers found nearly half of them have called out sick when they were really just playing hooky. 27% say they have used jury duty as an excuse
FOX News
Dec 23, 2012 12:00am PST
be mildly amused that so much of us spend so much in the energy and acknowledgment and the meaning of the cherished day. the reaction is not benign amusement or scorn or indifference. it is angry and venomous and high volume rage. it is like they're afraid it would be true. if they thought it was a fairy tale and thought it like what they claimed it to be. they would be unmoved by our waisting time and energy and money over it, they would be glad we extended so much effort on something that was utterly meaningless . the degree of hosility is a sign of fear. you don't fear a stuffed bear in the musime. but you would fear an eight foot tall grisly bear that you had growling inches from your face. people who think that god is dead and the birth of jesus is for coward and weaklings. they would react in our christian observances . some curiosity and no real eal reaction or fear . when i see the vicious and irerational reaction?we have holiday trees instead of christmas trees. no. i am made to feel that it must be mighty powerful to elicit that response so that a person would be scared s
CSPAN
Dec 23, 2012 5:00pm EST
will be a big part of it. >> i will correct you. i said this to my fans. i get my energy from being them mayor of the city but people get the job done every single day. also with the work that we do i am proud to give a modicum of support to what you we're doing but there are heroes of light and energy working with covenant house there is a young kid that will be born to one of the children there you will never know their name and they will feel the love. science shows if you look at the stars tonight just imagine think that is hundreds of billions of light years away and many are gone and do not exist but the energy and lightbulb body gives of goes on forever generations yet unborn feel that light we may have a finite time of eris but every single day we should burn s bright and as more and brilliant as possible. those elected the state's elected officials and has been fueled with a conspiracy of love. i and my father had a lot of colorful things he would say about me as a kid he would say jokingly don't walk around in here like you hit a triple. i was a po. [laughter] you were born on third
SFGTV
Dec 22, 2012 11:30pm PST
. i think what we should do is change the 100% 2020 goal to locally produced energy from facilities beyond that date. >> thank you. next speaker please. >> hello commissioners. my name is paul congressmanus and part of. >> >> bon hundred% solar. there is a way to get to one heard% -- 100% and ignored in this country by the media so you might not have heard of it. it's a solar payment policy. it requires pg&e to pay 54 cents kilowatt hour to homeowners that put panels on their roo. i know a hundred people in this town that are generating surplus and pg&e is basically stealing this surplus energy at the rate pg&e is paying, so it's simply a policy that the mayor can institute under executive powers, and get around pg&e that way. in germany it's created 400,000 new jobs. it's created $4 billion in cash flow through the economy and making the german economy the strongest in europe and it's the -- it basically is a policy that pays the homeowners so it makes investing in solar attractive to homeowners. right now it's not attractive to put a hundred solar panels on your roof, but
NBC
Dec 23, 2012 9:00am EST
they do? pump it up. >> i have been saying that all morning. >> yeah. >> high energy, guys. high energy. >> it's the way you said it. you are supposed to do the fist pumping and shouting -- >> i don't think the fist pump is cool any more. >> me and cool, we don't spend too much time together, so you can do the fist pump in my presence. today no wind, no clouds. just all sunshine. and yes, indeed, it's after the winter solstice, and that means the days are getting longer, yes, we have six more seconds of daylight than yesterday and tomorrow nine more seconds than today, and the days will get longer all the way up through the spring equinox in march, and then we will had 22 more minutes of daylight a day opposed to the seconds. and it's chilly on the way outside to get your bags now. temperatures, 20s and 30s across the area. we will see a quick rise with all the sunshine out there. all in beautiful charles county, maryland, temperatures in the 40s by noontime today pushing 50 degrees this afternoon with 100% sunshine in la plata. so a chilly day, and great weather for football. no doubt
FOX
Dec 22, 2012 10:00pm EST
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SFGTV2
Dec 22, 2012 5:30pm PST
to shad dee alcarra. who's-who really has been a beakon of energy inside of our office at the mayor's office and neighborhood service and is sweating through our work to make sure we are well on point to have a great celebration here at city hall and so again shad dei thank you very much for your work. to all of you here tonight from the city family i want to saw thank you for joining us here as well and to really encourage you to take part of in all of the if he istivities that we have to offer here at city hall and for those of you who have an opportunity to tine sign in at the front please do so we can reach you through the mayor's office and neighborhood services center which highlights the many services and if he is activities that occur in san francisco and in our city. and so while we take a pause, for a moment, to bring some more art into our hall, we would like to pause for one more musical enter lewd and to begin with the rest of our program. so thank you all very much. ♪ ♪ (applause). . (applause). . . >> thank you guys so much for that beautiful performance can w
NBC
Dec 23, 2012 6:00pm EST
[captioning made possible by constellation energy group] --you are watching wba he wbal-tv 11 news at 6:00. critics a man is dead after a please-involved shooting. -- >> a man is dead after a police-involved shooting. >> within the hour, police have identified the suspect in the shooting. it all happened right behind me at this gas station. things appear to be back to normal compared to earlier this morning. the officer resorted to shooting the armed suspect out of self- defense. baltimore county police say the officer on patrol spotted a suspicious man behind the service station just before 4:00 on sunday morning. >> he approached a man and asked him to step out from behind the business. the man refused and displayed a knife. >> authorities say the officer attempted to use his taser, but it was not effective. >> the man continued to walk toward the officer with a knife. fearing for his safety, the officer discharges weapon. >> the suspect was taken to the hospital with a single gunshot wound where he was later pronounced dead. police say it is not clear why the man was behind the
NBC
Dec 23, 2012 9:00am PST
and turn at night or wake up tired with no energy, the sleep number bed could be your solution. the sleep number bed's secret is it's air chambers which provide ideal support and put you in control of the firmness. and the bed is perfect for couples because each side adjusts independently to their unique sleep number. here's what clinical research has found: ® 93% of participants experienced back-pain relief. ® 90% reported reduced aches and pains. ® 87% fell asleep faster and enjoyed more deep sleep. for study summaries, call this number now. we'll include a free dvd and brochure about the sleep number bed including prices, and models plus a free $50 savings card. and how about this? steel springs can cause uncomfortable pressure points. but the sleep number bed contours to your body. imagine how good you'll feel when your muscles relax and you fall into a deep sleep! i'm not just a back surgeon, i'm also a back patient. i sleep on the sleep number bed myself and i highly recommend it to all of my patients. need another reason to call? the sleep number bed costs about the same as an i
CSPAN
Dec 23, 2012 12:05am EST
to develop their own energy, like we've seen in north dakota and pennsylvania, the revenues that come into the government help to build better roads, better schools, and keep taxes lower. that's an opportunity i hope we can have in south carolina. and when states can control more of their transportation and infrastructure dollars that can be more efficient and do much better than we are or what we can do now under the federal regime, so the principles of freedom are working all over the country. we need to spotlight them, showcase them, communicate them all over the country, so that people see that these ideas work and at the same time, they're going to be able to look to washington over the next few years and see that the ideas that are in place are not working. they're dragging us down. and so when washington hits a wall, which we know they will, the friends of freedom here in south carolina and all over the country are going to be ready not with political ideas, but with american ideas. ideas that we know are working and can point to and show that they're working for 100% of americ
CSPAN
Dec 23, 2012 2:00pm EST
of school dhaka would cost energy. not money to the teachers. i don't need incentives for your kids performing better i mean for trying harder. >> this raises an interesting question. there are some school districts that are using cash incentives for teachers based on whether the kids showing in pronounced and riss tests. they are not being taught how to think. they are being taught how to take a test. >> what do you mean about disrespectful to the teacher? spec to say to get your kids to perform better we will give you a little extra. >> no, no. my god. [laughter] >> no, i actually think that in the days when we had expectations of learning we were taught to think and the test existed to see how well we thought. >> right here. >> i think the end justifies the small amount of money. >> in the end what is the end exactly? it is to get them to read more books. to educate and get the american level of education not to other countries to educate them. >> fair is someone sitting next to you that disagrees triet [laughter] >> you destroy their love of learning into the value of reading a
NBC
Dec 23, 2012 8:00am PST
at night or wake up tired with no energy, the sleep number bed could be your solution. the sleep number bed's secret is it's air chambers which provide ideal support and put you in control of the firmness. and the bed is perfect for couples because each side adjusts independently to their unique sleep number. here's what clinical research has found: ® 93% of participants experienced back-pain relief. ® 90% reported reduced aches and pains. ® 87% fell asleep faster and enjoyed more deep sleep. for study summaries, call this number now. we'll include a free dvd and brochure about the sleep number bed including prices, and models plus a free $50 savings card. and how about this? steel springs can cause uncomfortable pressure points. but the sleep number bed contours to your body. imagine how good you'll feel when your muscles relax and you fall into a deep sleep! i'm not just a back surgeon, i'm also a back patient. i sleep on the sleep number bed myself and i highly recommend it to all of my patients. need another reason to call? the sleep number bed costs about the same as an innerspring
SFGTV2
Dec 23, 2012 8:00am PST
other question about what is the federal government doing, we're seeking not just an energy, but across the government to engage entrepreneurs and innovators across all the different sectors. for those of you familiar with the history of the health data initiative launched by then the hhs health and human services chief technology officer todd park, we sought to have a health data palooza proceeded by health data jambs or modeling sessions, jams sounded more fun, we can invite entrepreneurs in and see what can be done and created real products within a few months. that is being rolled out at education, energy, treasury, u.s. aid, other agencies as well. these programs are celebrating the use of open data and hopefully will provide some additional support. i think there are even folks here who have been part of these events. we're excited for that continued support and hope you can all join this initiative in the neutral. -- future. >> so, earlier you were talking a little about kind of how san francisco came in in terms of actually ading the officer. more broadly how do you think san fr
CBS
Dec 23, 2012 8:00am EST
to be watching over the next few days are several ripples of energy moving along the jet stream which is moving right across the country. the first one is going to happen tomorrow. it's just going to bring a little rain in the area, really not much at all, but it will kind of breeze on through. the next one will happen the day after christmas. not going to have a white christmas, not even going to have any problems on christmas day. the day after christmas, another bit of energy that's going to track across the mississippi river valley and move into our region could bring a little bit of a mixture, a wintery mix of sleet and maybe even a little rain, but temperatures are going to be up in the 40s, so that's the day after christmas. we'll keep you posted on that. it's not going to be a major problem, but you'll want to keep an eye on the roads if you're traveling early on wednesday and through about wednesday afternoon. sunset today is at 4:49, southwest winds on the bay at 10 knots. our forecast today up around 46 degrees we'll call it. the average
PBS
Dec 23, 2012 3:30pm PST
speech at the democratic national convention injected energy and enthusiasm into the voters. >> herman cain was the leading republican contender. however, he was also the worst politician, but i'll get to that later. >> i had a long shot in naming chris christie because he firmed up his base in a democratic state. and i think at a time when the republicans now are seeing a resurgence among their moderates. i think in the long run he may prove to be the big winner of the year. >> these are all very interesting choices but they are all domestic. the best politician of 2012 was german chancellor angela merkle. she had to walk a tightrope between her german voters who do not favor bailing out europe and the european union. best politician, angela. you got it? you can write that down. pat, put it in your column. worst politician. >> susan rice. she was fed these phony talking points by the cia. she went on a defensive. and president obama left her, john, twisting slowly, slowly in the wind. she's gone. >> she'll still be our u.n. ambassador, though, pat. i give worst politician to mitt romn
LINKTV
Dec 23, 2012 2:00pm PST
by the vast majority of parliaments and also that it will bring new energy to the debate. >> it will not run directly into the next elections. he said to be ready to leave the country again. on one condition. at the next ruling party followed the strike plan of reforms said to bring its early back on the path of economic growth. he was forced to resign on friday, months before the end of his term after berlusconi's party withdrew their support. berlusconi says monti could not follow. after the press conference mario monti returned here in the officials prime minister residence. where he was still live there -- whether he will still there will be whether the law and to finish the job he has started. >> he is trying to stay in power while avoiding disgruntled italians. >> the capability to be useful when the election can maybe give a result. the necessity of this can be useful to the government. >> i do not think that his manifesto will change anything. politics is quite embarrassing. we sell its -- seed every day from berlusconi. i do not think his resignation will bring much cheer or in euro
SFGTV
Dec 23, 2012 2:30pm PST
nuclear energy and over the past 30 years she stood against injustice? san francisco by improving conditions in hotel and is affordable hogs for low increase people and from 2010 to 12, she set the bar for progressive land use policy in san francisco and this year christina has represented district five and served those neighborhood in our city with passion, commit and an open mind, prioritizing ever each resident department in her districts in order to make district five safe, clean and a abuse place to live and work i'm not going to read the rest of of it but christina thank you i have known you for yeast and i know that we will continue to work together for many years to come and i want to thank you for your open mind and i want to thank you for doing what you thought is right and i want to thank you also for speaking your mind and just again for all that you have done for this board and for your district and for our city and with that, thoi we have a lot of colleagues that want to think let start with supervisor campos. >> thank you very much mr. president and i'll try to be
SFGTV
Dec 23, 2012 5:00am PST
general reaction and is i'm really excited with the energy and what is going going to happen so i just wanted to share that, thank you. (applause) . >> i just want to reiterate commissioner adams comments and thank everyone for coming out and for the presentation it's nice to hear from people that are at the port and we always hear when thing are going wrong and so it's nice to hear when things are going well and it's also a wonderful opportunity to hear from people that are working with our tenants and what they are doing here at the port so thank you all for presenting today. (applause) . >> i also want to thank all of you for coming to the and sharing this experience with us i want to thank commissioner add daps for requesting this informational presentations and i look forward to the next one because we don't get to hear about the wonderful thing going on along the water front much. and really this has been a banner year for the port. under the leadership of director moyer and our staff, they have done a phenomenal job. i mean with america's cup, exploratory the warriors the g
SFGTV
Dec 22, 2012 10:30pm PST
much energy. >> hey, you are beautiful. and i love you. >> why? because... it is definitely a lot more fun than being inside. >> so far we have had zero problems. it is a long-step process, a lot of thinking and people involved. so we think that we got rid of all of the problems that could happen. they are doing it, and we are doing it and everybody is doing the best that they can. >> it is a wonderful out reach >> come. >> it is beautiful. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >> the san francisco playground's history dates back to 1927 when the area where the present playground and center is today was purchased by the city for $27,000. in the 1950s, the center was expanded by then mayor robinson and the old gym was built. thanks to the passage of the 2008 clean and safe neighborhood parks bond, the sunset playground has undergone extensive renovation to its four acres of fields, courts, play grounds, community rooms, and historic gymnasium. >> here we are. 60 years and $14 million later, and we have got this beautiful, brand-new rec center completely accessible to the entire neighborhood. >> the new rec c
SFGTV2
Dec 23, 2012 1:30pm PST
how much energy and funds were being focused on the northern waterfront and requested whether or not we could do more in the southern waterfront and i think these projects are an example of how we responded to that challenge, so monique moyer executive director. [applause] >> good morning and thank you. it is wonderful to see so many of our friends and supporters and hard workers here today. how many of you are here at heron's head for the first time? a show of hands. not many. that is terrific news. well welcome back. this is one of the greatest places in the city i am fond of saying. it's visionary. you heard about that from the mayor already and part of it is san francisco moving forward in a way that other cities just don't do. first and foremost other cities do not pass general obligation bonds of this type for a park and none for waterfront parks so we are already ahead of game that way, and we are proud of the generosity of the electoral for supporting that vision. secondly we don't have many parks and in san francisco there are a couple of open spaces but not in
CBS
Dec 23, 2012 8:00am EST
that we can make a deal that keeps them from having a nuclear power program. a nuclear energy program. but i wouldn't give up on a deal that keeps them from having a nuclear weapon. that keeps them a certain distance away from having a nuclear weapon. say having some 5% enriched uranium which would still require a substantial and effort taking significant time for them to get a nuclear weapon. now under those circumstances, there have to be enough inspection continued inspection, to provide assurance that that's all that they had. i don't know whether we can reach such an agreement. i don't know what we would have to give. i don't know what else they might have to give in order to reach it. but i think that's worth a real effort to try to achieve. failing that it is possible by an attack, an air attack, to set their program back by a couple of years. on the other hand, that would make relations even more poisonous if that's possible than they are now. and it would certainly rally the iranian population in favor of a nuclear program. a nuclear weapons program. so although i don't rule
CSPAN
Dec 22, 2012 8:00pm EST
to the energy legislation where byrd worked tirelessly on it to get it done without a filibuster. he had the sense that the senate leader should have a special relationship with the president and that is the way the system was supposed to work. of course, the most important in for the senate leader is to make the senate work. byrd knew the senate rules better than any person that ever lived. he lived in dealing with the notion of the fear of a paralyzed senate. he wanted to think that the rules worked, but he knew that in fact jim allen of alabama had cracked the code. he had figured out how to have this filibuster so the senate could be tied up in paralyzed. robert byrd like to think you have to be an expert to do this , but it turned out you do not need to be an expert at all. a couple of senators did not know the rules and they tied the senate up. byrd struggled with the notion of how to keep the unique character of the senate without having a paralyzed? in that regard, he championed rules change. he got some done in 1979. he knew that the senate rules do not work. if they were not fi
CNN
Dec 22, 2012 5:00pm PST
believe that human beings have what i call discretionary energy that they can give you or not. and i don't think that they will give it to you if they don't feel that they're treated with dignity and respect every day. i'm treated with dignity and respect. a down payment on that is nobody ever gets hurt here is because we care about our own commitment to our safety, and we care about the people we work with. it swells up to into you do, it gives you a sense of pride with the organization you're involved with. >> then thyou ask them for extr productivity. >> you don't have to ask them. they turn it loose. we went from 1.86 per 100 per year to cause them to miss a work day. we got to 0.13. to give you a reference point, the number in health medical care institutions in the united states is five, right? >> and now described what happened to alcoa commercially, financially under your term. >> well, we -- i think we improved market capitalization of the company 900% while i was there. the market company valued at $4 billion to $28 billion in 13 years. >> and you attribute that to -- the start
CSPAN
Dec 23, 2012 12:35am EST
're moving to where they can thrive. and this benefits every american. we look at energy development and we talk about that at the national level of how it can create prosperity for our country if we open it up. we don't have to guess at whether or not it works. i mean, we can look at north dakota, you can look at pennsylvania. states that have gone around the federal rules and figured out how to develop their own energy are creating jobs and tax revenue to their governments. they were able to lower their taxes, use the revenue to improve everything about their states. and here we make it political and partisan on whether or not our country can develop more and more energy. but at the state level it's just about what works. and all we have to do is look at what works. this is not rocket science. i came to washington as a novice in politics, believing in the power of ideas, seeing how ideas can revolutionize different industries, can create new products and services meeting the needs of customers everywhere. and that's what i hoped we could do here in washington. maybe naively i went to work
CNN
Dec 23, 2012 10:00am PST
revolution and energy gas revolution and unemployment remains persistently high. >> first, we have to focus on that. unemployment being this high is not just an economic problem, it's a social problem. we have to fight it. policymakers need to do even more to make sure that the ban is there in the economy. >> what does that mean? >> to me that would be a more sensible resolution of the budget deal so that we have less austerity today, but a glide path toward much more austerity in the future. >> would you be in favor of a stimulus today? >> i think it depends on what you mean by a stimulus and in what form. we have to talk about the short-term economy. you asked about how the u.s. looks. to me, if you looked around the world and said you can only pick one country's opportunities and problems to own, what would you want? unquestionably for me, it is the united states. >> would you agree with that? >> think about energy, tech, innovation potential, this country's demographics, this is the country i would want to be. >> i completely agree with everything that glenn said. in fact, i'm surprised
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